American University of Sharjah

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering
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As the largest department of its kind in the country and one of the largest in the entire region, we boast a thriving student body, nationally and internationally-accredited programs and committed and highly-qualified faculty members who conduct top-quality research in sync with industry demands.

Our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, in the United States and by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, which means that it meets or exceeds quality standards set by the profession. We also offer a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) program that prepares professionals in an environment that blends mechanical engineering practice with technical research, focusing on a number of areas including mechanical design, energy systems, and system dynamics and control..

The strength of our department is derived from its excellent faculty, our comprehensive facilities and the success of our graduates in the marketplace. Our faculty and student body represent a wide range of nationalities from across the globe. Our faculty members are highly recognized in their fields and have earned numerous honors and awards from engineering societies around the world. We are proud of their special interests and expertise in the thermo-fluid area; the dynamics, control and mechatronics area; and the materials, manufacturing and design area.

We provide our students with a solid engineering education that focuses on creativity, innovation and a strong ethical responsibility. We place equal emphasis on developing strong leadership qualities in our students. Proof of that is the success they enjoy as our alumni in the marketplace or as graduate students at leading universities around the world!